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07 Nov 2012

Broke-Ass Luxuries For The Poor

When a Frontgate catalog arrives in the mail (by accident of course), I often find myself browsing the pages of in-home patio fire pits and wondering what type of rich person I would be. Would I be the type of rich person who buys a specially bred hybrid dog, like a

Patricia Scull - Patty the Pauper 0
19 Oct 2011

The Real Deal: Chris Carlsson’s San Francisco Bike Tours

Maybe the high school field trip memories are fresher for us, but I think it’s safe to say that organized tours aren’t really any young person’s thing. I remember visiting a water treatment center with my science class in 9th grade and asking a worker what the grossest thing he

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 0
02 Sep 2011

Your Monthly Cycle: SF Bike Party Strikes Again

Struck by bike fever like the rest of this city? You’re in luck — a veritable horde of steel stallions is coming your way this Friday.  While most folks are currently bartering in the nude in Black Rock City, a dogged band of holdouts has stayed behind in San Francisco

Lucy Schiller - Destitute Dispatcher 1
04 Aug 2011

Remember the Alamo at the Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure Bike-In Friday

Sometimes an event comes along that’s so awesome that I feel like I’m bastardizing it by doing anything other than writing in all caps with an exclamation point after every word. Tomorrow night’s Wonderdonk Bike-In Movie  featuring Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure is one such an event, but there are so many

Jill S. 0
17 Jul 2011

Tips for Looking Like the Bay Area Natives that I Adore

When I lived in San Francisco, I simply didn’t appreciate the local dating pool.  You see, SF guys generally fall into one of two categories: Peter Pan Syndrome-sufferer/ borderline alcoholic, or douchey nerd-turned-frat-boy-turned-corporate-hack/ borderline alcoholic.  The thing is, now that I live in the pretentious, chambray-and-khaki wasteland that is NYC,

Carrie Laven - Pretty Penniless 3
10 Jul 2011

Get on the Broke-Ass-Oregon-Trail

So last weekend I went to Oregon for the first time in my life. I know – lame, that I had never been there before and it is just the next state away. But anyways – Oregon basically kicks ass and everything is so freakin’ cheap! Here are five reasons

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 1
19 May 2011

Ride Your Bike, Get Free Stuff Friday May 20th

Tomorrow’s national “Ride Your Bike to Work Day”  is not only an easy excuse to save $4.50 commuting to work and avoid strangers’ armpits in your face on the subway for once, but a way to get some free grub in your broke little belly too! The kind folks at

Jill S. 0
16 Apr 2011

Like your Bike? Lock it up!

All of this beautiful, sunny weather means that more people are going to be riding bikes to get around our cities. Who wants to cram on to a stinky bus or subway when you can cruise around freely on two wheels with the wind blowing in your hair? Biking is

Heidi Smith - The Ultimate Scavenger 0